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  • First Time Home Buyer, fixing a 1927 house!
  • programming and fixing things
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  • Posted in thread: Painting a Brick Fireplace on 11-18-2014 at 12:22 PM
    any word on Citric Acid removing paint from a fireplace? Or a wire brush on a grinder?

  • Posted in thread: Insulating the crawl spaces and basement with Batt insulation on 11-18-2014 at 09:05 AM
    its 35 bucks for a 4x8 sheet, that's the only problem of covering it up a second time. I have
    noticed a big difference in the past few days, temp wise

  • Posted in thread: Painting a Brick Fireplace on 11-16-2014 at 10:13 PM
    Thanks, my wife found that same video but it looked to simple. I'm not a fan of the new stone
    for my house. the previous owner painted a few bricks a faint yellow, i was hoping to remove
    that color an...

  • Posted in thread: Faint water flow when using a newly installed shower mixer on 11-16-2014 at 10:03 PM
    Did you find out the problem? I have the same Allura valve, all new piping. If someone turned
    on the faucet in the bathroom the water dribbled out of the shower head. I swapped out the
    shower head (Th...

  • Posted in thread: Painting a Brick Fireplace on 11-16-2014 at 07:38 PM
    A few questions before i paint my fireplace i was hoping you guys could help with.1. Once
    painted is there any way to remove the paint or is it final?2. How much should i clean it
    before i paint it?3....

  • Posted in thread: Insulating the crawl spaces and basement with Batt insulation on 11-16-2014 at 10:30 AM
    Thanks for the suggestions, I followed them to a T.The crawl spaces have cinderblock walls, I
    did make one mistake buring the process, hopefully its not a big deal. Since its dark in the
    crawl space a...

  • Posted in thread: Insulating the crawl spaces and basement with Batt insulation on 11-14-2014 at 07:21 AM
    Im going to post a drawing or picture of the three crawl spaces so you guys can see what I'm
    working with. I purchased the 2" polyiso foil face board this AM so my project for Saturday is
    ready.We got...

  • Posted in thread: Backfeeding Breakers on 11-12-2014 at 07:31 AM
    another good idea but the circuit is mostly the lights and light switches on the second floor.
    I don't want to take down the light fixtures to try and find the extra wire. All good
    suggestions for nex...

  • Posted in thread: Backfeeding Breakers on 11-11-2014 at 12:24 PM
    not worried about the next guy, i wanted to remove the wire from its termination in the attic,
    i thought it went to one place but when i got up there and was digging around, i realized i had
    no idea w...

  • Posted in thread: Vermiculite... on 11-11-2014 at 07:17 AM
    I did read that article thanks, the tops of the cinderblocks are pouring out the stuff so I
    would have to take it out to fill it in. Im going to use spray foam over it and then cover that
    with some in...

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